Golf is an internationally recognised and played sport, whether you are male or female, young or old, golf gives you the opportunity to walk 9 or 18 holes, take in the green surroundings and get that little white ball in the hole!
In Mpumalanga we are spoiled for choice with golf courses of many different kinds adorning our rolling green landscape. For the golf enthusiast, a golf tour to Mpumalanga with a couple of friends is the perfect getaway, incorporating rest and relaxation, sporting fun, and enjoyable nights around the bar and dinner table celebrating the 19th hole and time with fellow golfers.
Let’s take a tour of a few of our much prided courses which you can visit in the near future:
Designed by the famous Gary Player, the 18-hole golf course that is Graceland Country Club Golf Course is one of a kind.
This golf course offers an accompanying Pro Shop, golf carts, and the Augusta Club Lounge for light meals and refreshing drinks, while the adjoining Graceland Resort offers more formal dining options as well as the Rootz Boutique Spa.
The Bethal Golf Club is a 9 hole golf course surrounded by beautiful blue gum trees, located only a few streets from the centre of the town of Bethal, making it the perfect meeting spot for a catch up over a short game of golf.
The adjoining restaurant provides a drink and a meal after your game of golf.
A superb 18-hole golf course located just outside of Ermelo, the Ermelo Country Club Golf Course offers 6 530 metres of lush greens and long fairways!
There is a driving range where you can practice your swing and an adjoining restaurant where you can enjoy a well-earned meal and drink on your 19th hole.
Enjoy the views of the sun setting as you raise a glass on the deck after your round of golf at the 9-hole Morgenzon Golf Club, located in the town of Morgenzon.
Catering for the whole family with an adjacent restaurant including a playground, you can enjoy a game whilst the family enjoys a delicious meal.
A retreat for outdoor enthusiasts, the Highland Gate Golf Estate in Dullstroom is a mere 2.5 hour’s drive from Johannesburg – making it the perfect golfing weekend away - round up your four-ball!
Set amongst some of the most scenic Mpumalanga mountain ranges, the 18-Hole golf course offers one of the tightest driving holes which is a signature of Ernie Els, the course designer.
Built in 1972, Skukuza Golf Club is situated within the Kruger National Park on the outskirts of the Skukuza Rest Camp, a unique 9-Hole golf course in a protected area. With no surrounding fence, you get the full bush experience whilst playing, including some wildlife spotting of hippo, impala, warthog and baboons to mention a few.
The 9-hole Pilgrims Rest Golf Course is a tricky, well forested course surrounded by the beauty of the Mpumalanga mountain ranges. The course holds a historic clubhouse that was built in 1932 with materials from Groot Marico that were brought by ox-wagon.
An atmospheric pub awaits you after your game.
Found in the small town of Sabie, and offering beautiful scenery, this 9-hole par 34 golf course has narrow fairways and treacherous shrubs to keep even the best golfer on his or her toes!
A family-oriented clubhouse with a bar and restaurant offers a relaxed, cheerful atmosphere.
So what are you waiting for? Get your four-ball together and start planning an adventurous Mpumalanga golf tour!